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The Neuromuscular Program in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a full-time or part-time statistical programmer to join an active clinical and translational research group focused on therapy development for Lou Gehrig’s disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS). The statistical programmer will be an integral member of the research team and provide programming support for the cleaning, summarizing/reporting, and analysis of research data. The statistical programmer will work most closely with the biostatistician and data managers.
Develop and implement strategies for real-time data QC
Conduct routine data checks to ensure data integrity and completeness
Write SAS macros and programs for data cleaning, reporting (e.g. tables, listings, figures), and the creation of analysis datasets
Assist in the design and implementation of procedures (e.g. via programming, restructuring of data files, expansion of database components) to improve efficiency and support growth of the research program
Perform statistical analyses defined in statistical analysis plans, as needed
Perform other related duties and responsibilities, as assigned
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or a closely related analytical field
Experience in SAS programming
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize as necessary to meet deadlines
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
Experience with relational databases (preferably MySQL) desired
Knowledge of SQL desired
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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